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From Guest Blogger Tylene Welch: Green Careers in Sustainability, Clean Energy, and Saving the Environment

Clean energy and sustainability have evolved from topics of conversation in the ‘70s to full-blown commitments frequently made by major corporations, communities, and individuals alike. This not only means that we are taking responsibility for the care of our Earth,

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Top 10 Modes of Dealing with Climate Change

Who  doesn’t love a good “Top 10” list? Here’s a video that presents the 10 best ways to deal with climate change and other forms of environmental degradation. 

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From Guest Blogger Emma Metson: How Can Upgrading your Windows and Doors Benefit the Environment and your Home?

Doors and windows are two essential parts of the house that often get very little attention. After all, why fix something when it’s not broken and is still working (to you, at least), right? The truth is, most people decide

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From Guest Blogger Bara Sykorova: Geothermal Energy’s Potential to Power the World

The electricity market has recorded a move from a monopolistic regulation-based market to more of a competitive market. The amount of utility providers has increased, as well as the needs and requirements that an ordinary consumer has.

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Examining the Paradigm Shift To Renewable Energy

When I look at photos of U.S. cities taken in the early 20th Century, I like to guess the year before I look at the caption–and I’m almost always correct within a few years.  How?  The ratio of cars to

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From Guest Blogger Simon Stevens: What You Should Think About When Installing Solar Panels

When considering to generate your own energy, solar panels are a popular choice due to the ease of installation, maintenance and you save money whilst reducing your carbon footprint (you can check your carbon footprint here). But before installation, there’s

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From Guest Blogger Emily Folk: How Europe Is Revolutionizing Renewable Energy

In the first half of 2017, Germany set a new record for renewable energy use. The country, which is a longtime clean energy leader, got 35 percent of its energy from renewable sources. On certain especially windy and sunny days,

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Welcome to the Exponential Age

Below is a cool thing I got from a friend.  Note the remarks on electric transportation, renewable energy, and the desalination of water. The basic thrust of all this is exactly what we’ve been saying at 2GE since its inception:

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From Guest Blogger Kara Masterson: How Civil Engineers Are Going Green in 2017

From city planning to industrial design there are numerous ways that engineers are able contribute to a greener and more sustainable future. From making use of re-purposed construction materials that may help to curb waste to utilizing clean renewable energy

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A Contributed Post: Renewable Energy & A Greener Way to Heating

In the United States, sustainable heating is growing in importance. It’s important from both a financial and environmental perspective. Below are a few facts around renewable energy in the US: By 2050 renewable energy could provide up to 80% of

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